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Recent Alum Takes On Summer Internship Opportunity


Fall of 2017 Welcomes New TD Nation Staff

Did we fail to mention that we have hired three new members to the TD Nation team? Margarida Rocha Da Graca is a TD alumna who recently came on board as an Academic Advisor/Success Coach. She graduated from URI with a degree in Communication Studies and a masters in College Student Personnel. Before relocating to URI […]

TD Scholar Completes Her Senior Capstone Project On Body Shaming

TD Nation Scholar, Paola Moreno, from the incoming class of 2014 for completed her senior capstone project on body shaming. Oxford Dictionary defines body shaming as the action or practice of humiliating someone by making mocking or critical comments about their body shape or size. Paola, who is a double major in Psychology and Gender and […]

TD Alumnus Speaks On DACA

The Talent Development Program would like to highlight TD Nation alumnus Keith Oliveira for his feature on Go Local Prov. During his interview, Keith, who is also the President for the Rhode Island League of Charter Schools, spoke about Trump’s action on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). He also spoke about ways that the […]

TD Alumna Discusses Her Journey Into the Nursing Program

Bintou Camara entered URI through the Talent Development Program during the summer of 2012 and was determined to become a nurse. The Central Falls native worked diligently and was able to accomplish this goal with the support of both TD, and the College of Nursing’s Pathways to Nursing Program. Congratulations Bintou! You are a true […]

TD Welcomes Back Scholars

On Tuesday, September 5, the Talent Development staff hosted a welcome back meeting for TD scholars in Chafee Hall Auditorium. This was TD’s first time hosting the event during the URI Advising Day and we certainly did not expect such a large turnout. The event was MC’ed by TD alumnus and current Academic Advisor Bobby […]

TD Alumna, Dr. Karoline Oliveira, Says Farewell to URI

The Talent Development Program would like to highlight alum and former employee of TD Nation, Dr. Karoline Oliveira as she departs from URI after many years of service. Karoline entered the University in 1989 and graduated with a degree in Human Development and Family Studies, later to return and complete her Master’s degree in College Student […]

Recent Alum Takes On Summer Internship Opportunity

The Talent Development Program would like to acknowledge recent graduate Andres Brito for his successful completion of his internship with Team USA FLAME. As a result of the program he was able to meet with Team USA executives and he attended workshops and networked with various people in the sports industry. Through this opportunity he […]

TD Nursing Scholar Highlighted As A Big Thinker

The Talent Development Program would like to acknowledge one of our recent graduates and Nursing major, Davi Prak for being highlighted as a URI Big Thinker. This daughter of Cambodian immigrants successfully navigated her way through the University as an participant in the Honors Program and has recently enrolled in Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Nurse Residency Program. […]

TD Alumna Receives Award

The Talent Development Program is thrilled to announce that an alumna from the incoming class of 1969, Carolyn Senna Boswell, was the recipient for The Debra Weiner Community Impact Award! The award was presented by the Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable during the celebration of their 25th Anniversary in honoring the city’s champions in college access […]

TD Nation Alumnus Featured In Fortune Magazine

The Talent Development Program would like to highlight TD Nation alumnus and former Academic Advisor, Domingo Morel for the piece he recently about the 50th anniversary of the Newark Rebellion. Since his tenure at the University of Rhode Island, Domingo has completed his doctoral studies at Brown University and is currently an assistant professor of […]

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